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Both Nuremberg and Furth boast with a significant history. The number of historic buildings, cultural monuments and museum is proof enough, and a good reason to pay both cities a visit.

Sights in Fürth

Marvel at the wonderful architecture of Fürth’s municipal theatre, one of the most beautiful theatres in Bavaria, and enjoy one of the countless shows, such as musicals, dance extravaganzas, operas and other exciting spectacles.

Thanks to its impressive structure, Fürth's town hall stands out as a real landmark in the old town.
Other highlights include the lovingly-tended Fürth municipal park, the imposing Centaur fountain and the Lodge House that bears the town's coat of arms - a three-leafed clover.

Learn all about the most important technological innovations in human history and their effect on the whole world at the Fürth radio museum. Travel through history and experience a colorfoul mix of consumer electronics over time.

Get to know the riveting history and culture of Jewish people in Franconia during a visit of the Jewish Muesum Franconia. In total, you will find 3 museums of that kind in the region. Enjoy the captivating exhibitions and learn some thought-provoking facts as you make your way around this interesting museum.

A particular highlight in this region is the Playmobil FunPark at Fürth Zirndorf. This leasure park is fantastic for families with children, offering lots of fun activities. The park has its very own farm where children can play with and learn all about its inhabitants. The more daring ones can test their skills at the obstacle course where they will even climb over a tree house. The whole park is about experiencing and learning about nature.

Adored by young and old alike is the Fürthermare spa with adventure pool and thermal basins, sauna park and fitness centre. Events like aqua cinema nights, family pool parties or extended sauna evenings show that relaxation and entertainment go hand in hand at this popular spa and wellness oasis.

Sights in Nuremberg

Nuremberg boasts a very rich cultural heritage and an abundance of historical buildings. The landmark St. Lorenzkirche (St. Lawrence church) is home to one of the world's largest organs. Also the Schöner Brunnen (beautiful fountain) or the city's ancient market square are well worth seeing.

Nuremberg is home to the world's oldest railway museum. Interactive presentations at the DB museum show the history and development of railways, from the early steam engine to the latest technologies.

The Documentation Centre Reichsparteitagsgelände (National Socialist Party Rally Grounds) is located at the congress hall that was designed by the Nationalist party back in the days. Various permanent exhibitions deal with the rise and consequences of the National Socialist dictatorship. Particular attention is paid to the events directly related to Nuremberg.

The Germanisches Nationalmuseum (German National Museum) is an important cultural institution and is well known for its huge collection that contains around 1.3 million pieces of culturally and historically significant objects.

Other noteworthy highlights include the Nuremberg Zoo that spreads over 65 hectares on the outskirts of Nuremberg, the Kaiserburg (Imperial Castle) and the famous Staatstheater Nürnberg (Nuremberg State Theatre). Its diverse program includes plays, operas, ballets and many other worthwile shows.

Albrecht Dürer's House was the home and domain of Albrecht Dürer, one of the most gifted artists in the Early Modern period. Get to know his impressive artwork, marvel at the wonderful paintings and learn about historic printing techniques.


Excelsior Hotel Nürnberg Fürth
Europaallee 1
90763 Fürth

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